Coordinating Committee of Iraqi Patriotic Political Parties and Forces in Britain
Condemns the Israeli Aggression against the Palestinian People
For decades the Palestinian people have been subjected to repeated attacks by the Zionist enemy that has committed more massacres. The latest of these massacres is the brutal siege of Gaza, imposed more than ten days ago, which has led to a new bloody massacre claiming the lives of hundreds of children, women, the elderly and thousands wounded. This aggression represents a grave escalation and confirms that the Israeli side is not seriously concerned about reaching a fair and just solution to the Palestinian issue and continues to resort to procrastination and manoeuvring in spite of all the diplomatic efforts and international mediation and despite a responsible response to these efforts by the Palestinian Authority.
The Coordinating Committee of Iraqi Patriotic Political Parties and Forces in Britain strongly condemns this barbaric aggression, and calls upon the Arab League, the international community and the Security Council to demand an immediate cessation of armed operations by Israel and lifting the siege on the people of Gaza.
We offer the families of the martyrs and victims in Gaza, and the Palestinian people, our most sincere sympathy and solidarity, and reiterate our support for their struggle to get rid of Israeli occupation and to attain their just rights and establish their own independent national state. We also call on the Arab regimes and governments to exert pressure and shoulder their national and Islamic responsibilities in defending the rights of the Palestinian people and to provide all kinds of support and humanitarian assistance to the people of Gaza. We call on all the Palestinian parties to exert efforts to end the state of division and to restore national unity through national dialogue and unifying positions in order to strengthen the Palestinian position in all Arab and international forums, and to achieve a peaceful, lasting and just solution to the Palestinian issue.
The Coordinating Committee of Iraqi Patriotic Political Parties and Forces in Britain
The Committee represents the following organisations in Britain:
Islamic Union of Iraqi Turkmens
Islamic Union of Kurdistan
Patriotic Union of Kurdistan
Iraqi Islamic Party
National Democratic Alliance
Cultural Committee of the Office of Martyr al-Sadr
Islamic Al Dawa Party
Assyrian Democratic Movement
Kurdistan Democratic Party
Iraqi Communist Party
Organisation of Free Faili Kurds
Iraqi Islamic Supreme Council
Iraqi National Congress
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